What do you think is going to happen in this animated short, Crazy Carrot? Make predictions.
Monday, 28 August 2017
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Please watch this beautifully animated version of the Japanese folktale, The Stonecutter. What is this folktale trying to teach us? What is the moral of the story? Can you make any modern day connections to this ancient story from Japan?
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Sunday, 20 August 2017
We are going to use a new presentation tool, Biteslide, to share our research findings on the Sun. Use the username and password I gave you in class to login! Have fun!
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017
What's the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse? Find out more about these two amazing phenomenon at Wonderopolis! There are many more wonders for you to explore as well! Search the wonders to find out more facts about the Sun.
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Use DK Find Out and BrainPop to learn even more about our precious Sun!
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Have you ever considered writing a poem about space? Here are a couple from one of my favourite poets, Shel Silverstein. What features do you notice in his poetry?
Sunday, 13 August 2017
Here is a touching video about a boy and his pet. What is the message of this film?
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Why is a total solar eclipse such a big deal? Watch this video to find out!
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Saturday, 12 August 2017
Thursday, 10 August 2017
Want to practice some division mental math? Try out this fun missing digits game on Math Playground!
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Do you want to learn about coding, but find it too difficult? Try out Run Marco! A fun an easy coding game to get you started! Try this coding adventure around the world today! (You can play online or download it on your phone!)
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Totally Awesome Total Eclipse, August 21st, 2017. Although we won't be able to see it here, in this video, Bill Nye explains what happens during an eclipse and how to protect yourself from the Sun's powerful rays.
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Monday, 7 August 2017
To help readers visualize your stories, you need to show, not tell. Descriptive adjectives can help you do this. Watch Tim and Moby explain how to show, not tell in your writing.
Sunday, 6 August 2017
Here is the Secrets of the Solar System video we watched in class today. What facts can you add to your science journal about the planets and other components of the solar system?
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Saturday, 5 August 2017
Imagine our world becomes fully automated. What will happen to society if robots replace workers?Here is a video of one person's version of our future. Do you think it is a realistic version of Earth's future or is it science fiction? What do you think the future will be like?
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Thursday, 3 August 2017
Stuck for a topic to write about? Why not try Scholastic Story Starters? You can choose from the genres of Fantasy, Adventure and Sci-Fi. Try out the scrambler too, for a really unusual combination! You can publish and print your stories on the site! Happy writing!
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